Visualize Live Oracle Eloqua Data in Tableau

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Eloqua Tableau Connector

The fastest and easiest way to connect Tableau to Oracle Eloqua data. Includes comprehensive high-performance data access, real-time integration, extensive metadata discovery, and robust SQL-92 support.

Use the CData Tableau Connector for Oracle Eloqua and Tableau Desktop to visualize live Oracle Eloqua data.

Tableau is a visual analytics platform transforming the way businesses use data to solve problems. When paired with the CData Tableau Connector for Oracle Eloqua, you can easily get access to live Oracle Eloqua data within Tableau. This article shows how to connect to Oracle Eloqua in Tableau and build a simple chart.

The CData Tableau Connectors enable high-speed access to live Oracle Eloqua data in Tableau. Once you install the connector, you simply authenticate with Oracle Eloqua and you can immediately start building responsive, dynamic visualizations and dashboards. By surfacing Oracle Eloqua data using native Tableau data types and handling complex filters, aggregations, & other operations automatically, CData Tableau Connectors grant seamless access to Oracle Eloqua data.

NOTE: The CData Tableau Connectors require Tableau 2020.3 or higher. If you are using an older version of Tableau, you will need to use the CData JDBC Driver for Oracle Eloqua. If you wish to connect to Oracle Eloqua data in Tableau Cloud, you will need to use CData Connect Cloud.

Connect to Oracle Eloqua in Tableau

Open Tableau and click More under Connect -> To a Server. Select "Oracle Eloqua by CData," then configure the connection and click "Sign In."

There are two authentication methods available for connecting to Oracle Eloqua: Login and OAuth. The Login method requires you to have the Company, User, and Password of the user.

If you do not have access to the username and password or do not wish to require them, you can use OAuth authentication. OAuth is better suited for allowing other users to access their own data. Using login credentials is better suited for accessing your own data.

Discover Schemas and Query Data

  1. Select CData from the Database pull-down menu.
  2. Select OracleEloqua from the Schema pull-down menu.
  3. Drag the tables and views you wish to visualize onto the join area. You can include multiple tables.
  4. Select Update Now or Automatically Update. Update Now lets you preview the first 10,000 rows of the data source (or enter the number of rows you want to see in the Rows text box). Automatically Update automatically reflects the changes in the preview area.
  5. Click the tab for your worksheet. Columns are listed as Dimensions and Measures, depending on the data type. The CData Tableau Connector discovers data types automatically, allowing you to leverage the powerful data processing and visualization features of Tableau.
  6. Drag a field from the Dimensions or Measures area to Rows or Columns. Tableau creates column or row headers.
  7. Select one of the chart types from the Show Me tab. Tableau displays the chart type that you selected.

Using the CData Tableau Connector for Oracle Eloqua with Tableau, you can easily create robust visualizations and reports on Oracle Eloqua data. Download a free, 30-day trial and get started today.